Anne-Marie Duff has withdrawn from The Bridge Project, due to illness in her family. Full cast now confirmed!


Anne-Marie Duff has withdrawn from The Bridge Project, due to illness in her family. Full cast now confirmed!

The full cast has now been confirmed for the second season of The Bridge Project, a three-year series of co-productions by Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), The Old Vic, and Neal Street Productions devoted to producing large-scale, classical theater for international audiences.

Directed by Sam Mendes, As You Like It and The Tempest, are performed in repertoire at the Old Vic Theatre from 12 June to 21 Aug 2010, following runs at the BAM Harvey Theater, New York in January 2010 and an international tour visiting Asia and Europe.

Public booking opens end of October 2009.

The full company are again drawn from American* and British actors: Christian Camargo* as Orlando and Ariel in As You Like It and The Tempest; Stephen Dillane as Jaques and Prospero; Ron Cephas Jones* as Charles the Wrestler and Caliban; Juliet Rylance as Rosalind and Miranda; and Thomas Sadoski* as Touchstone and Stephano; and Michelle Beck* as Celia and Ceres.

Anne-Marie Duff, who was previously announced for the season, has had to withdraw due to illness in her family.

The rest of the company includes: Ashlie Atkinson* (Phoebe/Juno), Jenni Barber* (Audrey/Iris), Edward Bennett (Oliver/Ferdinand), Alvin Epstein* (Adam/Gonzalo), Jonathan Fried* (Le Beau/Alonso), Richard Hansell (Amiens/Sebastian), Aaron Krohn* (Silvius/Adrian), Anthony O'Donnell (Corin/Trinculo), Michael Thomas (Dukes Frederick and Senior/Antonio), Ross Waiton.

It is designed by Tom Piper, lighting by Paul Pyant, costumes by Catherine Zuber, sound by Simon Baker, choreography by Josh Prince.

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